Roll´er   Pronunciation: rōl´ẽr
n.1.One who, or that which, rolls; especially, a cylinder, sometimes grooved, of wood, stone, metal, etc., used in husbandry and the arts.
2.A bandage; a fillet; properly, a long and broad bandage used in surgery.
3.(Naut.) One of series of long, heavy waves which roll in upon a coast, sometimes in calm weather.
4.A long, belt-formed towel, to be suspended on a rolling cylinder; - called also roller towel.
5.(Print.) A cylinder coated with a composition made principally of glue and molassess, with which forms of type are inked previously to taking an impression from them.
6.A long cylinder on which something is rolled up; as, the roller of a map.
7.A small wheel, as of a caster, a roller skate, etc.
8.(Zool.) Any insect whose larva rolls up leaves; a leaf roller. see Tortrix.
9.(Zool.) Any one of numerous species of Old World picarian birds of the family Coraciadæ. The name alludes to their habit of suddenly turning over or "tumbling" in flight.
10.(Zool.) Any species of small ground snakes of the family Tortricidæ.
Ground roller
(Zool.) any one of several species of Madagascar rollers belonging to Atelornis and allied genera. They are nocturnal birds, and feed on the ground.
Roller bolt
the bar in a carriage to which the traces are attached; a whiffletree.
Roller gin
a cotton gin inn which rolls are used for separating the seeds from the fiber.
Roller mill
See under Mill.
Roller skate
a skate which has small wheels in the place of the metallic runner; - designed for use in skating upon a smooth, hard surface, other than ice.
Noun1.Rollerroller - a grounder that rolls along the infield
2.Rollerroller - a long heavy sea wave as it advances towards the shore
Synonyms: rolling wave, roll
3.roller - a small wheel without spokes (as on a roller skate)
4.roller - a cylinder that revolves
5.roller - a mechanical device consisting of a cylindrical tube around which the hair is wound to curl it; "a woman with her head full of curlers is not a pretty sight"
6.roller - Old World bird that tumbles or rolls in flight; related to kingfishers
7.roller - pigeon that executes backward somersaults in flight or on the ground
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roll of tobacco
roll off
roll out
roll over
Roll train
roll up
roll-on roll-off
rolled biscuit
rolled into one
rolled oats
rolled out
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roller bandage
Roller bearing
roller bit
Roller blade
Roller Blades
roller blind
Roller bolt
Roller coaster
Roller gin
Roller mill
Roller skate
roller skating
Roller table
roller towel
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